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recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some subways are rolling. all three major airports are open. power problems still kills. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >> reporter: i'm standing on fdr drive. it's still flooded. this is just one of the areas that was flooded by the storm but down on the jersey shore, the devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york
until tomorrow. >> susan, how about the aftermath of hurricane sandy? will it affect people just getting to the polls? do you think it will have an effect on who they vote for? >> we think a lot of people won't make it to the polls because of sandy people really in the devastated areas. what we don't think it will have an impact on is the outcome of the election is there's really no way to tell whether the people affected are in red areas, blue areas, so they don't think it's really going to push the outcome but certainly it will affect turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news fo
devastated by superstorm sandy. at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck sunday. on new york's staten island, searchers found the bodies of two young children who were swept from their mother's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of
are taking steps to make sure everyone can vote despite some challenges created by that storm sandy. both states are allowing people to cast ballots at any polling place. there are shuttling to get people to the polls. and ballots have been sent to emergency shelters. >> the weather is about to turn bad again in areas hit by sandy last week. a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and winds gusting to 60 miles an hour. and that within a problem for crews trying to restore power to a million homes and businesses. and more flooding is likely along the coast. it's so heartbreaking to hear that because these guys need a break. >> lawrence has a little measure of good news because it looks like it might stay offshore a little bit? >> the core of the low may stay a little further off the coastline so hopefully they won't get hit with the brunt of the winds. but cold air will bring snow. so tough going on the eastern seaboard. out west, high pressure dominating our weather. mostly clear start although we are seeing some patchy fog in the north
. this year, there are some special seats for some of the families hit hard by superstorm sandy. so that's nice. you can watch the entire parade right here on cbs 5. it of course is tape delayed. it starts right after the football game against the lions and the texans and after that around 1:00 this afternoon you will be able to watch the parade which looks like it's doing very well. >> we saw hello kitty earlier and spider-man is out there. but that's pretty cool. but lawrence karnow is doing something cool too. >> he has been in two mercedes, a smart car, in a nascar, he has had a little mini cooper. and what have you got now, big guy? >> reporter: we have an electric race car. how about that? top speed 140 miles per hour. electric vehicles becoming more and more common. and they are going to be part of the show if you want to come down here to the auto show here at the moscow center. you're taking a look at all the technology that's changed over the years and now electric cars are become a big part of that. now part of the show. >> reporter: yeah. i mean, for more electric vehicles a
about how much oil was pouring out of the ruptured well. >>> superstorm sandy helped drive the number of people seeking unemployment benefits by 78,000 last week. it's the highest level now in some 18 months. today the president is going to new york's staten island to see some of the devastation from sandy. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit but the mayor michael bloomberg asked the president to stay away from new york at the time saying that the president's visit would have taken up too many resources. >>> the dungeness crab season opens today but bring your checkbook. >> a modest catch may have dine, paying more. the commercial fishing boats headed out yesterday. their fresh catch should hit markets by this afternoon. the fishermen will get $3 per pound. you can expect to pay twice that. bay area restaurants say it's worth it. >> i think it's going to be very full, so when you crack the crab, the meat will be very police departmentful inside. the taste of course of local traffic -- the meat will be very full inside. the taste of course of local crab is excellen
everybody who donated during our hurricane sandy relief telethon. all day yesterday, thanks to your generosity, we raised almost $135,000 for the red cross. roberta gonzales doing yeoman's work all day. our parent company cbs matched almost $18,000 in employee donations. and you can still contribute if you would like. go to our website, cbssf.com. >> very generous people in the bay area. >> absolutely. >> so much money. so that's great. >>> time now 6:11. sudden snow catching drivers by surprise in the sierra. we'll have a live report. >> is it creepy or natural? the breast-feeding baby doll that has some parents a little upset. >> and be sure to check your chocolate milk. the powder recall over salmonella concerns. ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through
in the numbers. still the effects of superstorm sandy. we have seen wild fluctuations of big increases, biggs declines and probably looking -- big declines and probably looking at another week of that because of sandy so not much to get from the numbers at this point. hewlett-packard slaughtered yesterday as revealing the big debacle of its purchase last year for autonomy which it overpaid because of fraudulent bookkeeping. market is off to a slight open. dow up by 34 points. nasdaq up 8. s&p up by 2. hewlett-packard sliding right now by a little better than yesterday. market closed for thanksgiving. >> you get a day off tomorrow. >> yes, deep fried turkey in my horizon. >> happy thanksgiving. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> americans are going to spend a ton of money in the next few weeks. >> they are. but how many people will for the carbon footprint you will leave behind driving to and from the stores? some environmentalists are even calling online shopping ungreen because of carbon footprint that is emitted transporting orders. so what's the best way to give this holiday
of superstorm sandy. here now to chat about it, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com on a friday. >> good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's about the "fiscal cliff" on wall street but we have a number of positive signals on the economy. consumer spending did pull back in october according to the commerce department by 2/10 this is the of a percent following an 8/10th of a percent of gain in the previous month. superstorm sandy depressed spending. unless holiday sales soar over the 4th quarter it's going to be tough for the economy to continue the gain of 2.7% that the commerce department reported in the 3rd quarter yesterday. stockton focused on any talks out of d.c. -- stock market focused on any talks out of d.c. on the "fiscal cliff." the dow over 13,000. pretty modest start to the day today. right now the dow is up by 5 points. nasdaq though falling by 3. s&p down by one. social game maker zynga getting hit hard after announcing it and facebook are changing their partnership. zynga down 7.5%, facebook down slightly. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and
and others after superstorm sandy hit. about 73,000 homes and businesses remain without power in new york and new jersey. most of the lingering outages are on long island. crews say they hope e to restore power to most of the homes and businesses by tomorrow night. >>> and there's major flooding today. this is shots from venice italy, the high tide marked yesterday was 5 feet above flood level. that's the 6th highest mark since record keeping started. it comes from heavy rains and wind whipped seas. movable barerers, have been in the works for years but will not -- barriers have been in the works for years but will not be ready until 2023. >>> 6:35, let's get a check on the weather here. >> it is cold today. >> little chilly. we'll see a little cold in the studio this morning. cold temperatures everywhere you go early on. a couple of clouds moving across your skies. what a nice beginning to the day. a beautiful sunrise. we're going to see dry weather for most of the bay area today. 30s showing up in some of the valleys. 37 degrees in concord, 38 in santa rosa and 38 degrees in livermore,
from the rebuilding out east of hurricane sandy. market hitting lower at the open, let's look at the numbers. dow dropping 5 points, nasdaq down by 12. s&p down by # points and -- # points. >>> and jason brooks, thank you. >>> it used to be all about the ipad and now we're seeing explosion of new tablet technology. frank cooley is here to show us the tablets for the holiday. >> we used tobies about the ipad, $500 and up and a lot of folks didn't buy one because they were large and expensive. here are three new trends, this is a window's surface tablet, this is new on the market. it has an easel built in like so and also notice that the cover down here,. >> you have the key bad. >> is a keyboard and this folds up into a flat tablet but with easel and keyboard built in. it can run microsoft office which is a computer productivity suite. >> is that brand new. >> this is brand new. it's only been on the market a week. this guy is about 600 bucks for 32 gigabytes with this key abort cover -- keyboard cover. it's between a full computer and a tablet. >> you have smaller toys. you ju
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